If councils are seeking to discontinue use of a laneway as a road and convert it to private ownership they must apply for our consent.

​Application process

Documents required

Applicants need to supply plans as part of the application.

Approval process

We will consider the location of our assets and access via easements and assess the proposed road discontinuance or land. If assets would be affected an easement will be required.


We are currently receiving a high volume of applications due to growth in demand for our services, which has unfortunately created significant delays. We acknowledge your patience and will make every effort to process your applications as soon as we can. View our current processing times.


There is no fee for this service.

Contact us

If you need any help to complete this application, contact us on 131 722.

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